Neonatal pain in relation to postnatal growth in infants born very preterm

@article{Vinall2012NeonatalPI,
  title={Neonatal pain in relation to postnatal growth in infants born very preterm},
  author={Jillian Vinall and Steven P Miller and Vann Chau and Susanne Brummelte and Ruth E. Grunau},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2012},
  volume={153},
  pages={1374-1381}
}
Procedural pain is associated with poorer neurodevelopment in infants born very preterm (≤ 32 weeks gestational age), however, the etiology is unclear. Animal studies have demonstrated that early environmental stress leads to slower postnatal growth; however, it is unknown whether neonatal pain-related stress affects postnatal growth in infants born very preterm. The aim of this study was to examine whether greater neonatal pain (number of skin-breaking procedures adjusted for medical… CONTINUE READING

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